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Man killed after Amtrak train strikes vehicle in Kansas

February 12, 2019 - 6:51 pm

Authorities say a man, 67, was killed after his vehicle was struck by an Amtrak train in Marion County.

The Marion County sheriff's office says a Jeep Liberty was on the tracks when it was struck at around 2:45 a.m. Tuesday by the westbound train.

KWCH-TV reports reports the train came to a stop after hitting the vehicle. People on the train say the vehicle appeared to be parked on the track with no lights on.

The investigation is ongoing.

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